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 The DVM Program at Colorado State University prepares students for careers in the veterinary field in a world-class facility in Fort Collins, Colorado.

DVM Degree Program

Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program

The College of Veterinary Medicine and Biomedical Sciences annually admits approximately 138 new students to the Doctor of Veterinary Medicine Program, culminating in a Doctor of Veterinary Medicine degree. Admission to the veterinary medicine program at Colorado State is open to all students. Hands-on experience, from day one, alongside world-class faculty in an atmosphere designed to help you succeed make the Colorado State University veterinary program unique.

Program of Study

  • Years 1 and 2 include comprehensive biomedical veterinary sciences and veterinary education and hands-on clinical experiences on CSU’s main campus.
  • Years 3 and 4 work side-by-side with exceptional clinicians at the CSU Veterinary Teaching Hospital through a series of specialty rotations. Students are full care team members, not bystanders.
  • In the future, consider a three-year specialty residency or a PhD.

DVM News & Announcements

  • pet wellness vaccine clinic
    More than 100 dogs and cats went home with renewed health after the third collaborative Pet Wellness and Vaccine Clinic, which offered free veterinary care for households in northeast Denver. Fourteen CSU veterinary students pitched in.
  • todos santos
    Colorado State veterinary students may gain unique experience through newly established externships based at the CSU Todos Santos Center. The ongoing program fulfills requests for more international and hands-on training.​
  • DVM Program, student debt
    ​A letter to the editor published in the Fort Collins Coloradoan raised the issue of veterinary student debt. Our rebuttal provides facts and insights, urging readers to support students who train to improve animal and human health. ​​​​

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​1601 Campus Delivery
Fort Collins, Colorado 80523-1601

​(970) 491-7052


CVMBS Main: (970) 491-2250
Veterinary Teaching Hospital Fax: (970) 297-1205